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Cold Case

Man charged with girlfriend murder in five-year-old case

MARKHAM | The boyfriend of a woman whose body was found in the Little Calumet River after being strangled in 2009 made his initial court appearance Wednesday in the case.

October 01, 2014 8:30 pm

Former Gary man charged in woman's 1979 slaying

CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecutors on Friday charged a 64-year-old man currently imprisoned in Michigan with murder in the 1979 strangulation death of Gary resident Linda C. Martin.

January 27, 2014 6:00 pm

Prison officials fish for tips with cold case playing cards

Indiana prisoners will have the faces of cold case homicide victims and missing persons on the only decks of playing cards available for purchase in state prisons.

April 24, 2013 5:15 pm

LaPorte County cold case reopened

LAPORTE | Juanita Boyd was found stabbed and strangled with a cord in the trunk of her car, and since her 1981 murder the books have never been closed on the case.

March 10, 2013 5:45 pm
Appeals court upholds cold case conviction in Black Oak murder

Appeals court upholds cold case conviction in Black Oak murder

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Thursday affirmed the 2011 murder conviction of a former Gary man for the 1992 killing of a woman in Gary's Black Oak neighborhood.

February 28, 2013 12:20 pm Related
E.C. native seeks information on father's slaying — 62 years later

E.C. native seeks information on father's slaying — 62 years later

EAST CHICAGO | Raymond Cornett was 11 years old on the day his father was killed.

October 28, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Hobart 22-year-old cold case homicide spotlighted on new TV show

HOBART | A cold case investigation assigned to Hobart Detective James Gonzales received national attention on a TV show that premiered Saturday.

October 01, 2012 7:00 pm

County police asking help on '79 Gary cold case homicide

CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff's Department detectives say they need assistance from the public regarding recent developments in a Gary cold-case slaying.

August 22, 2012 5:30 pm
Bond granted for men accused of cop's 1980 slaying

Bond granted for men accused of cop's 1980 slaying

CROWN POINT | Two of the three men accused of the 1980 shooting and killing a Hammond police officer were granted bond Monday just prior to the beginning of a what had been expected to be a lengthy bail hearing.

August 20, 2012 4:00 pm Photos

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Mystery lingers 20 years after co-ed's kiliing

Mystery lingers 20 years after co-ed's kiliing

This August 1992 file photo provided by the Zywicki family shows Tammy Zywicki. It has been 20 years since Zywicki was stabbed to death while returning to college in Iowa. Her body was found more than a week later hundreds of miles away in southwestern Missouri, wrapped in a red blanket seal…

July 30, 2012 12:00 am
Mystery lingers 20 years after co-ed's killing

Mystery lingers 20 years after co-ed's killing

JoAnn Zywicki sits by a photo of her daughter Tammy at her home in Ocala, Fla. Two decades after Tammy was stabbed to death after her car broke down along an Illinois highway while returning to college in Iowa, the case remains unsolved.

July 30, 2012 12:00 am

Portage woman's remains identified 30 years after disappearance

PORTAGE | Thirty years after she went missing, police know where Kimberly Wuerthele died.

July 20, 2012 11:00 am
Defendant in 1980 Hammond officer slaying hires private attorneys

Defendant in 1980 Hammond officer slaying hires private attorneys

CROWN POINT | A second defendant facing murder charges in the slaying of Hammond police Officer Larry Pucalik has hired private legal counsel in his defense.

July 03, 2012 8:30 pm Photos

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Mayes appears in court in 1980 cop slaying case

Mayes appears in court in 1980 cop slaying case

CROWN POINT | A Portage man charged in the 1980 shooting death of an off-duty Hammond officer made an initial appearance Wednesday in court.

June 27, 2012 6:45 pm Photos

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Suspect in Hammond police officer killing in 1980 appears in court

Suspect in Hammond police officer killing in 1980 appears in court

CROWN POINT | The first of three men charged in the 1980 killing of Hammond police Officer Larry Pucalik was arraigned Monday.

June 25, 2012 7:59 pm Photos

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Murder charges filed in 1980 shooting of Hammond police Officer Larry Pucalik

Murder charges filed in 1980 shooting of Hammond police Officer Larry Pucalik

CROWN POINT | Prosecutors filed murder charges Friday in the 1980 slaying of Hammond police Officer Larry Pucalik, who was gunned down during a robbery attempt at a Hammond Holiday Inn.

June 22, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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35-year-old Homewood murder case solved with guilty plea

HOMEWOOD | Homewood police can close the books on a 35-year-old murder case with the guilty plea Friday by a former Flossmoor man charged in the 1977 slaying of his high school classmate.

June 15, 2012 7:10 pm
Prosecutors drop charges against Bar-Rio defendant

Prosecutors drop charges against Bar-Rio defendant

CROWN POINT | Two days after reaffirming the April 30 trial date for a defendant accused of murder in the 2004 slayings of two Whiting men, prosecutors dropped the charges.

March 30, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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25-year-old murder case ends in 70-year sentence

25-year-old murder case ends in 70-year sentence

CROWN POINT | A former Gary man was sentenced to 70 years Friday for the murder of his then-wife and attempted murder of her mother 25 years ago.

October 28, 2011 7:00 pm
Guilty verdict in 'America's Most Wanted' murder case involving former Gary man

Guilty verdict in 'America's Most Wanted' murder case involving former Gary man

CROWN POINT | A Lake Superior Court jury deliberated for about 3 1/2 hours Friday before finding a former Gary man guilty on both counts in a 25-year-old murder case.

September 30, 2011 4:15 pm
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